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Weekly Information Bulletin: 13th June 2009

General Committees

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Public Bill Committee debates. www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/stand.htm

Other General Committee debates. www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/othstn.htm

For further information on General Committees see HCIO Factsheet L6 produced by the House of Commons Information Office, available in hardcopy on request or to download from the Parliament website.

Current Public Bill Committees, details of membership

Bill

Status Membership
Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill (G) Reported Issue 9
Autism Bill (B1) Reported Issue 15
Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] (G) 18.6.09 Issue 20; This issue
Business Rate Supplements Bill (G) Reported Issue 4
Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Bill (B6) Reported Issue 19; Issue 20
Coroners and Justice Bill (G) Reported Issue 6
Damages (Asbestos-Related Conditions) Bill (P) tba tba
Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers)
Bill (P)
tba This issue
Equality Bill (G) 7.7.2009 Issue 18; Issue 19; This issue
Finance Bill (G) tba Issue 18; Issue 19; This issue
Green Energy (Definition and Promotion) Bill (B7) tba tba
Health Bill [HL] (G) 25.6.2009 This issue
Holocaust (Stolen Art) Restitution Bill (P) Reported Issue 19; Issue 20
Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL] (G) 18.6.2009 Issue 20; This issue
Policing and Crime Bill (G) Reported Issue 5
Saving Gateway Accounts Bill (G) Reported Issue 5
Statutory Redundancy Pay (Amendment) Bill (B3) tba Issue 19
Welfare Reform Bill (G) Reported Issue 6
Joint Committee on Tax law Rewrite Bills

Corporation Tax Bill (G) Reported Issue 4

Dates in italics denote expected reporting date of Public Bill Committee as stated in the Programme Motion if made

Membership:

Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL]

Additional Chairmen: Mr Roger Gale

Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers) Bill

Chairmen: Mr David Wilshire

Mr Russell Brown Paul Clark Michael Connarty Mr Brian H. Donohoe
Linda Gilroy Mr Robert Goodwill Mr David Hamilton Mr Adam Holloway
Mark Hunter Mr Greg Knight Mr Mark Lancaster David Mundell
Sandra Osborne Willie Rennie Lindsay Roy Ms Dari Taylor

Equality Bill

Additional Chairmen: David Taylor and John Bercow

Maria Eagle, Barbara Keeley and Mr David Kidney discharged; Mr David Drew, Michael Jabez Foster and Emily Thornberry nominated in substitution

Finance Bill

Angela Eagle discharged; Kitty Ussher nominated in substitution

Health Bill [HL]

Chairmen: Mr Edward O'Hara and John Bercow

Mary Creagh Mr Jim Cunningham Sandra Gidley Patrick Hall
Mr John Horam Gillian Merron Dr Doug Naysmith Mr Mike O'Brien
Mr Stephen O'Brien Mike Penning Dr John Pugh Mr Andy Slaughter
Ms Angela C. Smith Me Andrew Turner Dr Desmond Turner Mr Rob Wilson

Ms Angela C. Smith discharged; Lynda Waltho nominated in substitution

Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL]

John Healey, Mr Sadiq Khan, Mr Peter Kilfoyle and Graham Stringer discharged; Ms Rosie Winterton, Barry Gardiner, Mr John Heppell and Sarah McCarthy-Fry nominated in substitution


General Committee Meetings
8 - 12 June 2009

Monday 8 June

1st DLC     Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Maritime Labour Convention) Order 2009     
2nd DLC     Draft Probate Services (Approved Bodies) Order 2009     


Tuesday 9 June

PBC     Finance Bill (7th & 8th sittings: Clauses 31-38 agreed to; Clause 39 as amended, agreed to; Schedules 11, 17, 18 agreed to; Schedules 12-16 as amended, agreed to)      
PBC     Equality Bill     
PBC     Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL] (1st & 2nd sittings: Clauses 12, 13, 16 agreed to; 1-11, 14, 15, 17-22 agreed to on division)     
PBC     Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] (1st & 2nd sittings: Clauses 3, 4, 6, 8, 11, 12, 14-25, 27, 29 & 30 agreed to; Clauses 1, 2, 5, 7, 9, 10, 13, 26, 28 as amended, agreed to)     
EC A     Minimum stock of crude oil and/or petroleum products (15910/08 and Addenda 1 and 2)     
3rd DLC     Travel Concessions (Eligible Services) (Amendment) Order 2009 (S.I., 2009, No.575)     
EC B     External Service (5289/09)     


Wednesday 10 June

PBC     Holocaust (Stolen Art) Restitution Bill (1st sitting: Clause 1 disagreed to; Clauses 2, 3 agreed to; new      Clauses 1, 2 agreed to)     
4th DLC     Occupational, Personal and Stakeholder Pensions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No.615)     
PBC     Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Bill (1st sitting: Clauses 1-8 agreed to)     


Thursday 11 June

PBC     Finance Bill (9th & 10th sittings: Clauses 40-55 agreed to; Schedules 19-28 agreed to)     
PBC     Equality Bill (5th & 6th sittings: Clauses 2-5 agreed to; Clause 1 agreed to on division)     
PBC     Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL] (3rd & 4th sittings: Clauses 29, 32-65 agreed to; Clauses 23-25, 30, 31, 66 agreed to on division; Schedules 1-4 agreed to)     
PBC     Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] (3rd & 4th sittings: 31-38, 40-47 agreed to; Clause 39 negatived)     


Friday 12 June

None


Forthcoming General Committee Meetings
15 - 19 June 2009

Monday 15 June

1st DLC     Draft Companies Act 2006 (Accounts, Report and Audit) Regulations 2009, 4.30pm, Room 9     


Tuesday 16 June

PBC     Health Bill [HL], 10.30pm & 4.00pm, Room 14     
PBC     Finance Bill, 10.30am & 4.30pm, Room 10     
PBC     Equality Bill, 10.30am & 4.00pm, Room 12     
PBC     Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL], 10.30am & 4.30pm, Room 9     
PBC     Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL], 10.30am & 4.30pm, Room 11     
EC A     Genetically Modified Maize (Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 6 May 2009), 4.30pm, Room 6     
2nd DLC     Draft Work and Families (Increase of Maximum Amount) Order 2009, 4.30pm, Room 18     


Wednesday 17 June

PBC     Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers) Bill, 9.30am, Room 12     


Thursday 18 June

PBC     Health Bill [HL], 9.30am & 1.00pm, Room 14     
PBC     Finance Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 10     
PBC     Equality Bill, 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 12     
PBC     Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL], 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 9     
PBC     Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL], 9.00am & 1.00pm, Room 11     
4th DLC     Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 1342), 8.55am, Room 16     


Friday 19 June

None

Please note. This list is correct as at press (12 noon Friday).

The time and location of general committee meetings may be changed at short notice.

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